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Apple Might Replace Your Bent iPhone At The Genius Bar

If you're one of the (likely very) few people who has bent their brand new iPhone, you could be in luck: Apple might replace it at the Genius Bar.<p>The Next Web contacted an Apple support representative online and asked if a bent phone falls under Apple's warranty. The employee said that if the …

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

Twitter CEO Finally Gets a Verified Account on Twitter

Congratulations Dick Costolo, you're finally Twitter legit.<p>The CEO of Twitter now has a blue check mark next to his Twitter account name, indicating …

Ballmer to Clippers: Apple products have to go

Now that the former Microsoft CEO owns the Los Angeles Clippers, there's at least one more thing he needs to do. Eradicate the iPads.<p><i>We can't trust their security. We can't trust their software updates either.</i><p><i>Men, you can't risk your naked selfies appearing on Reddit.</i><p><i>Their phones are just too</i> …

Blake Griffin

Inside the building where Apple tortures the iPhone 6

A few blocks away from Apple's bustling campus in Cupertino is a rather nondescript building. Inside is absolutely the last place on earth you'd want to be if you were an iPhone. It's here where Apple subjects its newest models to the kinds of things they might run into in the real world: drops, …